Thank you to all members who took part in the QCPCA AGM 2014. The following nominees were elected at the meeting held on 12 September 2014 (announced in no particular order): Gayle Walters Dianne Loddon David Lloyd Tanya Williams At the first meeting of the new Board on 12 September 2014 Margaret Black was elected […]
P&Cs Qld and Prosperity IQ are pleased to announce our new partnership. Prosperity IQ is a worldwide fundraising initiative with its Head Office here in Australia. The Prosperity IQ online fundraising platform is easy to use, and gives fundraising activity a wider reach. This partnership has been forged to support our members and as a […]
P&Cs Qld would appreciate P&C members’ feedback regarding expectations for the future of school education. The comments provided will be used to shape P&Cs Qld’s feedback, on behalf of our members, to the Queensland government at a day-long summit to be held in Brisbane on Thursday 25 September 2014. Click here to go to the […]
P&Cs Queensland is excited to partner with Official Schoolwear and Schoolshoponline to give all P&Cs access to cutting-edge technology which we believe will assist P&Cs to increase fundraising from their uniform shops. Official offers Australia’s leading integrated information technology systems that can save time and help P&Cs manage a positive uniform shop. Official’s proprietary technology […]
Dear P&C Member, The Newman Government is working hard to deliver a brighter future for Queensland students. Recently, you may have received a letter from the Queensland Teachers’ Union suggesting that Queensland schools are worse off as a result of the Abbott Government’s approach to school funding. I can assure you that this couldn’t be […]
P&Cs Qld has partnered with the University of Queensland and the Department of Education, Training and Employment to carry out a research project focussing on parent engagement practices in Queensland and investigating ways to enhance these. We need your support to derive an accurate snapshot, and in the next few weeks will be launching surveys […]
From 1 July 2014 YMCA and P&Cs Qld will partner to bring the best Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) service to state schools across Queensland. The move is as a result of the identification of a common vision to provide a safe and fun environment for children outside of regular school hours. The CEOs of […]
CareMonkey is a health and safety system used by schools, clubs and other groups with a duty of care. It has an innovative parent-controlled electronic medical form that eliminates paper forms and administration overhead for schools, clubs and parents. The system then makes the appropriate emergency forms instantly available to the teacher/coach on smartphones, tablets […]
Sadly, Bob Rossi passed away on Saturday 31 May 2014 aged 64 years. Bob was a past State Vice-President, State President, Outstanding Service Award Recipient and State Life Member of our Association. We have very fond memories of Bob – his sugar cane farming and his ability to catch a lot of fish. He was […]
The President and Board of P&Cs Queensland are pleased to support the initiative of the Queensland Government in moving to conduct a wide ranging community consultation to map out the future of education for our state. P&Cs Qld encourage all parents of children in our 1240 State Schools to participate as much as possible […]
National Literacy and Numeracy Week 2014 announced. Click here to read the Federal Minister for Education’s media release.
The “Great Results” Guarantee empowers Principals and school communities to decide how to spend their school’s share of the $131 million of Commonwealth funding. This is a clear invitation for P&Cs and School Councils to be immediately and actively involved in serious decision-making around curriculum and the budget. P&Cs Qld encourages parents to work closely […]
This year, The Department of Education, Training and Employment released a new version of the P&C Model Constitution. The new Constitution should have been adopted by your P&C by the end of Term 1 (Friday 4 April 2014) at your AGM. If this did not happen, a special meeting must be convened only for that […]
To support our recent organisational change, P&Cs Qld now has a fresh new look.